We know life as a student can be stressful. Our service exists to support you when you need it, and to help you get the most out of your time at University. We are based in the Student Life Centre (Southwark campus).
If you are experiencing personal, emotional or mental health difficulties that are impacting on your studies, we’re here for you.
We provide a supportive and empathic space to discuss difficulties. We advise on what might help you feel better and work together with you to create a support plan.
- Stress and worry
- Life stressors
- Relationship difficulties (including difficulties with your friends, family, partner or children)
- Unhappiness, low mood and loneliness
- Existing mental health conditions (such as anxiety, depression, personality disorders and bipolar disorder)
- Students who have been a victim of crime.
Because each student is different, the support you’ll receive from us will be tailored to your individual needs.
Support might include:
- Confidential and collaborative discussion with a Mental Health & Wellbeing Advisor
- Developing a support plan with next steps
- Self-help resources
- Referral to our counselling service, including online platform SilverCloud
- Liaison with other university staff
- Referral to other University support
- Liaison with external support, such as GP or NHS mental health team
- Signposting to relevant external agencies.
We are regularly at Havering campus and additionally offer phone appointments to all students.
Book in person at the Student Life Centre or phone 020 7815 6454.
Find out what happens at an appointment.
- Annie Jennings, Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager
- Mary Atito, Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser
- Eleanor Braganza, Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser
- Makeba Garraway, Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser
- Hayley Mullender, Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser
- Nicola Smith, Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser
- Rosie Holden, Head of Wellbeing
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